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Former Teacher Indicted for Alleged Sex Acts with 13-Year-Old Student

A former teacher was indicted Wednesday for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old male student she was tutoring in Franklin County, Ohio. “This teacher and school administrator was engaging in inappropriate sexual acts with a student.” Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said in a statement. Brooke M. Wright, 39, who had previously worked at Ventures Academy…

As Bombings Spread, Denmark Closes Border With Sweden

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Denmark will temporarily reinstate border controls with Sweden and step up police work along the border after a series of violent crimes and explosions around Copenhagen that Danish authorities say were carried out by perpetrators from Sweden. The checks, which start Tuesday for six months, will take place at the Oresund…

Gallup Now Ranks Personal Safety in 142 Nations

Eric Zuesse Gallup on November 8th issued its third annual global “Law and Order” report. Starting in 2015, Gallup has asked over 133,000 people around the world the following 3 questions, to score (from 0 to 100) and rank nations on “Law and Order” — and they issued their first, the “2016 Global Law and…

U.S. Prohibits Employee Travel in Chihuahua City Due to Cartel Violence

The United States Consulate General in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, issued a security alert prohibiting U.S. government employees from traveling to the state’s capital city. The newly released travel restriction is in effect until further notice. This security, alert issued on November 8, goes into effect immediately and cites a marked increase in criminal activity throughout the…

Roman Polanski Faces Fresh Rape Accusation from 1975

Film director Roman Polanski is facing a fresh rape accusation from a French woman alleging he violently raped her back in 1975. In an interview with Le Parisien, Valentine Monnier accused Polanski of violently raping her at a ski chalet in Gstaad, Switzerland, in 1975. According to Monnier, Polanski made the attack after dinner one evening where he called…

Five Mexican Cops Gunned Down in Southern Mexico

A group of gunmen ambushed and killed five state police officers in the southern state of Oaxaca. Two other officers sustained serious gunshot wounds during the attack. The attack took place on Friday afternoon in the municipality of San Vicente Coatlan, near a rural area known as La Cementera. According to Mexico’s Excelsior, a group…

11 Migrants Apprehended in Two Human Smuggling Attempts near Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with a CBP Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew and the Texas Department of Public Safety to stop two human smuggling events. The traffic stops led to the arrest of 11 illegal immigrants and the seizure of two smuggling vehicles. McAllen Station Border Patrol agents received…

Ohio Authorities Seize Nearly 45 Pounds of Fentanyl: ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’

Authorities seized almost 45 pounds of illegal fentanyl in Montgomery County, Ohio, during the week of October 21. On their Facebook page Tuesday, the Regional Agencies Narcotics & Gun Enforcement (R.A.N.G.E) stated that 3 suspects involved in the alleged drug trafficking scheme were also arrested. Shamar Davis,31, Anthony Franklin, 30, and Grady Jackson, 37, of…

Eight Miles of New Border Wall Construction Underway in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced the construction start of eight miles of a new border wall barrier system in the nation’s busiest sector. The construction project covers eight miles of the Rio Grande border where no barrier currently exists. CBP officials partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began the…

Sweden: Three People Detained in Connection with Malmo Explosion

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish police say they have detained three people in connection with an explosion in an apartment building in the southern city of Malmo. No-one was injured in the blast, which broke the building’s main door, blew out windows and substantially damaged the entrance level in a southern district of Sweden’s third largest…
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